Government and Industry Leaders to Share Latest Innovations in Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, Collaboration, Web 2.0

Gov 2.0 Expo to Showcase Experts and Technologies Shaping the 21st Century Government

Apr 23, 2010

  Highlights/Key Facts:
  --  Gov 2.0 Expo will gather technology leaders and visionaries from
      government and industry to share the latest innovations in Cloud
      Computing and Security, Social Networks and Collaboration, Emerging
      Technologies, Agile Government, and Open Data and Web Services.
  --  Co-produced by O'Reilly Media, Inc. and UBM TechWeb, Gov 2.0 Expo will
      be held in May 25-27, 2010 in the Walter E. Washington Convention
      Center in Washington, D.C.
  --  Under the theme "Participation, Collaboration, and Transformation",  
      the event will provide government employees, contractors and members
      of the press access to practical tools, in-depth training, and
      industry contacts needed to transform the 21st century government.
  --  Select government and industry keynote speakers include:
      --  Tim Berners-Lee, director, World Wide Web Consortium
      --  Linda Cureton, chief information officer, National Aeronautics and
          Space Administration (NASA)
      --  Dave Girouard, president, Google Enterprise
      --  Price Floyd, principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for
          public affairs, U.S. Department of Defense
      --  Gary Vaynerchuk, partner and co-founder, VaynerMedia
      --  Randi Levin, chief technology officer, City of Los Angeles
      --  Tim O'Reilly, founder and chief executive officer, O'Reilly Media,
      --  Anil Dash, director, Expert Labs
      --  Alec Ross, senior adviser on innovation, U.S. Department of State
      --  Todd Park, chief technology officer, U.S. Department of Health &
          Human Services
      --  Jack Dangermond, founder and president, ESRI
      --  Rochelle Klempner, chief counsel, Access to Justice program, New
          York State Courts
      --  Michelle Chronister, presidential management fellow, U.S. General
          Services Administration (GSA)
      --  Danah Boyd, researcher, Microsoft Research
  --  Gov 2.0 Expo sponsors include Adobe, Booz Allen Hamilton, ESRI,
      Microsoft, Palantir Technologies, Google, EffectiveUI, JackBe, Mark
      Logic, NIC, OpenText, Sapient, spigit, Smartronix; and premier media
      partners include Government Executive Media Group, and nextgov.

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